Quality Assurance Review (QAR) Program
The purpose of the QAR program is to monitor licensees’ compliance with audit, compilation, review, and other attestation standards.
All firms licensed in Washington state offering and/or performing attest services, compilation services, or other professional services for which a report expressing assurance is prescribed by professional standards, are required to participate in a board-approved peer review program.
A licensed firm must enroll in a board-approved peer review program before issuing a report.
A firm must notify the board within thirty days of the date the peer reviewer or team captain advises the firm that a grade of pass with deficiencies or fail will be recommended. The following information is required:
Every firm will provide information regarding performance of attest and compilation services, along with the appropriate fees during every renewal of a firm license. The firm must choose one of the following exemptions: